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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2009-1195

The Apache HTTP Server 2.2.11 and earlier 2.2 versions does not properly handle Options=IncludesNOEXEC in the AllowOverride directive, which allows local users to gain privileges by configuring (1) Options Includes, (2) Options +Includes, or (3) Options +IncludesNOEXEC in a .htaccess file, and then inserting an exec element in a .shtml file.
Publish Date : 2009-05-28 Last Update Date : 2018-10-30
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Gain privileges

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat low
AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P 2009-03-09 2009-04-22
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
AllowOverride Options handling bypass oval:org.apache.httpd:def:20091195
Apache 'Options' and 'AllowOverride' Directives Security Bypass Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8704 windows
CVE-2009-1195 unix
DSA-1816 apache2 -- insufficient security check oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7270 unix
DSA-1816-1 apache2 -- insufficient security check oval:org.mitre.oval:def:13764 unix
ELSA-2009:1075: httpd security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22777 unix
HP-UX Apache-based Web Server, Local Information Disclosure, Increase of Privilege, Remote Denial of Service (DoS) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:12377 unix
RHSA-2009:1075 -- httpd security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:28800 unix
RHSA-2009:1075: httpd security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20091075 unix
The Apache HTTP Server 2.2.11 and earlier 2.2 versions does not properly handle Options=IncludesNOEXEC in the AllowOverr... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11094 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2009-1195

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Apache Http Server - Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Apache Http Server 2.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Apache Http Server 2.2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Apache Http Server 2.2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Apache Http Server 2.2.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Apache Http Server 2.2.2 Windows Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Apache Http Server 2.2.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Apache Http Server 2.2.3 Windows Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Apache Http Server 2.2.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Apache Http Server 2.2.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Apache Http Server 2.2.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Apache Http Server 2.2.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Apache Http Server 2.2.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Apache Http Server 2.2.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Apache Http Server 2.2.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Apache Http Server 15

- References For CVE-2009-1195
XF apache-allowoverrides-security-bypass(50808) CONFIRM
VUPEN ADV-2009-1444
VUPEN ADV-2009-3184
SECTRACK 1022296
BID 35115 Apache 'Options' and 'AllowOverride' Directives Security Bypass Vulnerability Release Date:2010-10-18
BUGTRAQ 20091113 rPSA-2009-0142-2 httpd mod_ssl
BUGTRAQ 20091112 rPSA-2009-0142-1 httpd mod_ssl
REDHAT RHSA-2009:1156
REDHAT RHSA-2009:1075
MLIST [apache-httpd-dev] 20090423 Includes vs IncludesNoExec security issue - help needed
GENTOO GLSA-200907-04
SUSE SUSE-SA:2009:050
APPLE APPLE-SA-2009-11-09-1

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2009-1195

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